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Malibu Express (1985)

A womanizing private detective is assigned the task of investigating who is behind the hi-tech computer technology leaks to the Russians.


Andy Sidaris


Andy Sidaris




Cast overview, first billed only:
Darby Hinton ... Cody Abilene
Sybil Danning ... Contessa Luciana
Art Metrano ... Matthew
Shelley Taylor Morgan Shelley Taylor Morgan ... Anita Chamberlain
Brett Baxter Clark ... Shane (as Brett Clark)
Niki Dantine ... Lady Lillian Chamberlain
Lori Sutton Lori Sutton ... Beverly
Lorraine Michaels Lorraine Michaels ... Liza Chamberlain
Lynda Wiesmeier ... June Khnockers
Kimberly McArthur Kimberly McArthur ... Faye
Barbara Edwards ... May
Abb Dickson Abb Dickson ... P. L. Buffington
Busty O'Shea Busty O'Shea ... Doreen Buffington
Randy Rudy Randy Rudy ... Bobo Buffington
Michael A. Andrews Michael A. Andrews ... Stuart Chamberlain (as Michael Andrews)


Smooth-talking Texan sexy cowboy and ambitious private investigator Cody Abilene is assigned by the cryptic Contessa Luciana with the task of watching over the eccentric and well-off Lady Lillian Chamberlain after following up on a lead. In the meantime, an elusive traitor and a serious threat to National security is acting as a courier stealing state-of-the-art computer technology right under the government's nose and selling it back to the Russians. Inevitably, the bodies will soon start piling up as the inconspicuous Cody who infiltrates the luxurious Chamberlain's villa in Bel-Air will unearth a family member's involvement with a project led by the nefarious computer magnate Jonathan Harper. Without a doubt, someone wants desperately Cody dead, however, between murder, blackmail and espionage, good old Cody will always help any woman in distress because after all, there will always be knights in the world. Written by Nick Riganas

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Did You Know?


This film is a remake of Andy Sidaris's first feature film, Stacey, released in 1973. The titular character of that film was split into the characters June Khnockers and Cody Abilene. See more »


When walking around the house, Maid Marion instantly switches between smooth tights and fishnets. See more »


May: Cody, Cody, Cody. I understand you're a private investigator.
Faye: And we want to know if you'll investigate our privates.
May: Mmm hmm.
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Crazy Credits

Dedicated to Jack Smilow. See more »


Followed by Picasso Trigger (1988) See more »


Faye and May March
Written by Henry Strzelecki
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Guns, Girls, and G-Strings! The Andy Sidaris' inaugural L.E.T.H.A.L. Ladies series of films
7 July 2020 | by a_chinnSee all my reviews

Writer/director/producer Andy Sidaris kicks off his L.E.T.H.A.L. Ladies (or Triple-B as he called it, Bullets, Bombs, and Babes) series of 12 films. Crass does not begin to describe this 80s video store staple. Mustachioed P.I. Cody Abilene investigates Russians spying on a high tech computer company. As with most John le Carré novels, this leads to equal parts shoot outs, hot shower scenes, and sweaty lovemaking. Featuring numerous Playboy playmates and cult favorite Sybil Danning ("Chained Heat" "Reform School Girls" "Young Lady Chatterley II"), calling this film trashy doesn't even begin to describe it, but if you're in the mood for just about the most crassly 80s movie imaginable, you might enjoy "Malibu Express," which I most certainly did, even if I objectively knew it was complete garbage. Essential viewing for fans of so-bad-it's-good cinema!

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Release Date:

March 1985 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Beverly Hills, California, USA See more »


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$500,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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